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Atlantis Word Processor

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Atlantis GUI

The main components of the Atlantis GUI are shown on the illustration below:

Main window of Atlantis Word Processor

Title bar

The title bar displays the filename of the active document. It also includes a set of buttons to change the window size and close Atlantis.

Main menu

Most commands and features of Atlantis can be accessed through the main menu of Atlantis. By clicking items of the menu, you can perform various actions on your documents.


The toolbars Toolbars are a collection of graphic icons and other visual controls that can be used to perform various commands in Atlantis:


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offer an alternative way to access commands and features of Atlantis. You can customize the toolbars through the "Tools | Customize | Toolbars..." menu command, or change their view options through the "View | Toolbars" menu.

Control Board

The Control Board The Control Board is a component of the Atlantis GUI that brings together various tools and commands for document design. It is a set of panels each of which deals with one specific characteristic of the active document:

Control Board

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of Atlantis is a set of panels each of which deals with one specific characteristic of the active document. You have separate overviews of the document headings, bookmarks, sections, styles, and automatic lists. Also the Control Board includes the Format Palette and Clip Library as separate panels. You can toggle the Control Board on and off and change its position through the "View | Control Board" menu.


The rulers display information about page margins, paragraph indents, tab stops, etc. You can toggle the rulers on and off through the "View | Ruler" menu.

Document window

The document window is where the contents of the associated document can be viewed and edited. In the document window you can type text, select document fragments, and performs various actions on the document contents.

Document Bar

The Document Bar works similarly to the Windows Taskbar. Every open document in Atlantis has a corresponding button of the Document Bar. Use the Document Bar to switch between the open documents. You can toggle the Document Bar on and off and change its position through the "View | Document Bar" menu.

Status bar

The status bar displays various information about the active document (cursor position, spellcheck status, writing speed, etc). Most of its sections can be double-clicked and right-clicked to perform actions associated with that section. You can customize the status bar through the "Tools | Customize | Status Bar..." menu command, or toggle it on and off through the "View | Status Bar" menu command.

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